The Formula 2 came to an end

The final race of the Fia Formula 2 season took place in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit. The championship was already decided with Nyck de Vries as the new Formula 2 Champion of 2019. Qualifying It was 19:00 local time and 25 degrees when the Formula 2 qualifying started. Fifteen cars went out on track, and five stayed in the pitlane during the first few laps. Mahaveer Raghunathan and Jordan King went both out at the start. Jordan was 7th fastest with his first flying lap, and Mahaveer was 15th. They both did a cool down lap and a second flying lap like all the other drivers, but nobody improved their second push lap. All driver went out...

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Richard Verschoor wins the Macao race with MP Motorsport and Draco Marketing sponsors

After the conclusion of the championship, the FIA ​​Formula 3 raced in the Macao circuit for the international race with the new cars. The weekend was very positive for the MP Motorsport team that won the first step of the podium with Richard Verschoor. Below is an extract of the article published on Italiaracing.net: "It was the surprise of every session, of the qualifying, of the races. Richard Verschoor and MP Motorsport accomplished something miraculous in the four days of Macau. A continuous growth for the Dutch couple who was making their debut on the most difficult city track of the world. Verschoor, just 18 years old, champion of the Spanish and Russian F4 in 2016 with MP, ninth in...

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Formula 2 at Sochi for the second last race weekend

The second last Formula 2 race weekend took place in Russia at the Olympic park of Sochi.   Qualifying:  The qualifying started at 17:00 Sochi time with dark clouds above the circuit. The weather forecast was rain for the night and next day, but it stayed dry during the qualifying. Jordan King and Mahaveer Raghunathan left both the pit lane on super-soft tyres together with the other drivers. Jordan set the 10th fastest lap time after a quick out lap and warm-up lap. Mahaveer was 19th fastest after his first push lap. The field slowed down for a cool-down lap and eventually increased the speed for a second flying lap. Most drivers improved their first and second sector, but they...

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Points in Race 2 in Sochi for the MP Motorsport Formula 3 drivers

The last races of the FIA Formula 3 season took place at the Sochi circuit in Russia. The eight-race weekends long championship ended here in the old Olympic Park. There is still one race to go as an extra option, and that is the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix, but it won’t affect the FIA Formula 3 Championship standings.  Qualifying: It was a sunny start of the afternoon with air temperatures around 24 degrees. As always, all drivers went straight out on track when the light went on green. The drivers had to qualify with the soft compound tyres from Pirelli. Richard Verschoor was the fastest MP Motorsport driver after the first push lap. He got the 15th fastest lap...

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Formula 2 at Monza: King on the podium in Race 2

Qualifying The qualifying started at 16:55 on a damp track with a little bit of rain. The drivers went out on soft tyres under challenging circumstances. The circuit was too dry for rain tyres, and it was going to improve each lap even with the new drips of rain that fell.Jordan King was 13th fastest and Mahaveer Raghunathan 17th fastest in their first push lap. The times kept improving each lap without any cool-down laps. The tyres didn’t get enough stress under the damp condition, so the longevity increased. The Red flag went out with 19 minutes to go. Matsushita span and got stuck in the gravel on the exit of the chicane. Jordan entered the pit after that with...

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Formula 3 at Monza: Podium for Race 1 Lawson, Verschoor 4th

Qualifying It stopped raining after the Formula 2 qualifying. Some sectors stayed damp, so each new lap was going to be a faster one during the Formula 3 qualifying. The soft slick tyres were the tyres everybody picked and went out on track with. The tyre degradation wasn’t so high because of the damp circumstances, and many drivers were able to do five push laps after each other. Liam Lawson got twice the second-fastest lap time in his first two flying laps and even the fastest lap time in the third lap. Richard Verschoor was driving around position 10 and Laaksonen around the 20th position. Richard was eventually the fastest MP driver when he entered the pitlane for a new...

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Formula 3 at SPA with MP Motorsport

Qualifying The Formula 3 qualifying started straight after the Formula 2 qualifying in clear weather with 25 degrees. Everybody went straight out to stay in the rhythm of the tyres and field of drivers. Liam Lawson was 14th fastest after his first flying lap, Richard Verschoor 17th and Simo Laaksonen 20th. The second flying lap on their first set of tyres didn’t create enough of an improvement. The field went back in the pit for a new set of medium tyres. Everybody improved their sectors during the first push lap on a new set of tyres because the track condition kept improving after more rubber was placed on the Belgian circuit. Liam Lawson set a lap time of 2:06.060 what...

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